Autism Research and Treatment / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Knowledge of Childhood Autism and Challenges of Management among Medical Doctors in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria

Table 3

Items associated with major knowledge gaps in the KCAHW domains.

KCAHW domainMain itemNumber of participants scoring zero (%)

1Absence of social smile in a child with autism39 (23.4)

2Delay or total lack of development of spoken language in autism44 (26.3)

3Association of autism with abnormal eating habit48 (28.7)

4Association of autism with comorbidities (mental retardation and/or epilepsy)52 (31.1)

4Onset of autism52 (31.1)

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